MBA Students: A Roadmap for Personal and Professional Development
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MBA Students: A Roadmap for Personal and Professional Development

Kellogg’s world-renowned faculty share their newest research about optimizing your personal growth, as well as tips from their experience being on the front lines in corporations.

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Innovation

When You’re Hot, You’re Hot: Career Successes Come in Clusters

Bursts of brilliance happen for almost everyone. Explore the “hot streaks” of thousands of directors, artists and scientists in our graphic.

Careers

4 Key Steps to Preparing for a Business Presentation

Don’t let a lack of prep work sabotage your great ideas.

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Careers

Podcast: Our Most Popular Advice on Improving Relationships with Colleagues

Coworkers can make us crazy. Here’s how to handle tough situations.

Business leaders learn how to tell a great story.
Leadership

Take 5: How to Tell a Great Story

Storytelling is a key business skill. Here’s how to make your narratives more persuasive.

Careers

Podcast: How to Avoid Five Common Career Pitfalls

Plus, a study shows an upside for companies that hire ex-offenders.

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Careers

Podcast: How to Maintain Your Social and Professional Connections

Plus, sending a regular “letter to the boss” can help you when you need it most.

Careers

A DIY Guide to Career Growth

Eight ways to develop your potential—instead of waiting for your manager to take the lead.

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Careers

Stop Flailing and Start Delivering

Here’s how to gain clarity and focus when your tendency is to overcommit.

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Careers

Launch Your Career on the Right Trajectory

How women can maximize the post-college decade.

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Careers

Podcast: Give Better Feedback

An expert on marriage and a former executive offer advice on giving and receiving constructive criticism.

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Marketing

How (Not) to Change Someone’s Mind

Psychologists have found two persuasion tactics that work. But put them together and the magic is lost.

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Careers

Don’t Wait to Be Asked: Lead

A roadmap for increasing your influence at work.

A business leader communicates complex ideas to a circle of employees.
Leadership

Six Tools for Communicating Complex Ideas

Business leaders need to know how to make their information stick.

A woman draws herself in a mirror.
Careers

How to Feel Authentic While Building Your Personal Brand

Get beyond clichés like “adaptable” or “self-starter,” and learn to tell meaningful stories about yourself.

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Leadership

5 Ways to Get the Most out of a Mentor–Protégé Relationship

Protégés, it’s not just about landing your next job—and mentors, there’s plenty in it for you, too.